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US offers hurricane assistance to Cubans amid blackouts
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US offers hurricane assistance to Cubans amid blackouts

MIAMI — The United States said Tuesday it has offered critical emergency humanitarian assistance to the people of Cuba to recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Ian, an unusual but not unprecedented move after years of bilateral tensions. The assistance includes $2 million in provisions and supplies that will be delivered through independent non-governmental...

Cubans to vote in referendum on same-sex marriage, adoption
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Cubans to vote in referendum on same-sex marriage, adoption

Issued on: 25/09/2022 – 07:19 Cubans on Sunday will vote in a landmark referendum on whether to legalize same-sex marriage and adoption, allow surrogate pregnancies and give greater rights to non-biological parents. The new family code, promoted by the communist government, would represent a major shift in Cuba, where the culture of machismo is strong...

More Cubans are coming to the US by sea than any time since the 1990s
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More Cubans are coming to the US by sea than any time since the 1990s

Miami CNN  —  An alarming trend is emerging in south Florida where officials are seeing a rising number of migrants, primarily Haitians and Cubans, journeying to US shores on makeshift boats. US Coast Guard crews have intercepted more than 6,000 Cubans since last October, according to the agency, the most in a fiscal year since...

More Cubans are coming to the US by sea than any time since the 1990s
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More Cubans are coming to the US by sea than any time since the 1990s

Miami CNN  —  An alarming trend is emerging in south Florida where officials are seeing a rising number of migrants, primarily Haitians and Cubans, journeying to US shores on makeshift boats. US Coast Guard crews have intercepted more than 6,000 Cubans since last October, according to the agency, the most in a fiscal year since...

Cubans flee island’s economic woes by air, land and sea
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Cubans flee island’s economic woes by air, land and sea

MIAMI — One Cuban man endured a trek through eight countries that lasted more than a month. Another man paid a small fortune for a furtive speedboat trip. A third decided to risk a perilous passage aboard a homemade raft rather than stay a moment longer on the island. Cubans are fleeing their country in...

Florida’s plan to bus migrants to Delaware on standby
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Florida’s plan to bus migrants to Delaware on standby

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott hold a press conference in Del Rio, Texas, to talk about a three-week effort by a contingent of Florida law enforcement officers to help enforce the U.S.-Mexico border. Ana Ceballos aceballos@miamiherald.com Tallahassee Gov. Ron DeSantis has talked about busing undocumented immigrants out of the state for...